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ICD-10-CM Code K31
Other diseases of stomach and duodenum

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code K31 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of K31 that describes the diagnosis 'other diseases of stomach and duodenum' in more detail.

The ICD code K31 is used to code Stomach disease

The stomach is an important organ in the body. It plays a vital role in digestion of foods, releases various enzymes and also protects the lower intestine from harmful organisms. The stomach connects to the esophagus above and to the small intestine below. It is intricately related to the pancreas, spleen and liver. The stomach does vary in size but its J shape is constant. The stomach lies in the upper part of the abdomen just below the left rib cage.

MeSH Code: D013272
ICD 9 Code: 536.750

The location of the stomach in the body.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for K31 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Functional disorders of stomach
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Diabetic gastroparesis (E08.43, E09.43, E10.43, E11.43, E13.43) - instead, use code E08.43
Diverticulum of duodenum (K57.00-K57.13) - instead, use code K57.00-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K31 - Other diseases of stomach and duodenum'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K31. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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